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Nov 5, 2009 7:00am EST
would happen when we took a bag there one of the busiest airports in america, new york's laguardia. i grabbed a bag belonging to a woman from michigan. she was willing to let me take to see if anyone questioned me. nobody did. i walked right out the door. were you you surprised he was just able to walk off about your bag? >> yes, very. it was very easy. >> reporter: one of on you producers was able to walk off with a bag of a willing passenger at a small aerpt in burbank, california. >> if i was on the phone texting, could you just take it and i'd be like totally missed it. >> reporter: and i went back inside to baggage claem at that guard i can't and tried again. this time take taking the bag of a passenger from rhode island. she knew i was taking it, but, again, nobody stopped me, even though this was the second bag i grabbed in less than ten minutes. >> it's alwayses in back of your mind that there's really no like security when you're walking out. >> reporter: it's the airlines, pot the airports,hich are responsible for the safe dwlifrp arrive your bag, but this cost cutting move,
CBS
Nov 15, 2009 11:00pm EST
. >> reporter: jessica cartalia, wjz news. >> and changes will go into effect in the year 2011. >>> miss america 2009, there she is, katie stan. she always wears that crown around town. made a visit to the v.a. hospital. that was an honor on veterans day. >>> coming up on bjz tonight. president obama makes his very first trip to china, coming up on wjz. why it could be the most important on his trip to asian. >>> police now taking a break in the search for a missing carolina girl. >>> a child is pushed into a running washing machine by his own brother, we'll tell you how he got out safe. >>> the holiday shopping season is fast approaching. more on what retailers say you can expect. >>> i'm meteorologist bernadette woods, after a warm day today, we do have a cooldown coming in today. the cool weather is going to continue, we'll tell you for how long coming up on our first warn forecast. for a short time, dunkin' donuts has something the whole gang will love -- six fresh, delicious donuts for just $3. affordable treats to share with friends, family, and co-workers. grab six donuts for only $3 toda
CBS
Nov 2, 2009 7:00pm EST
chrysler and g.m. gained market share and made money around the globe. $357 million in north america, $247 million in south america, $193 million in europe, and $27 million in asia. all in all, nearly a billion in priceless black ink, compared to a $161 million loss in the third quarter of last year. >> there's no question that the improvements in quality, the improvements in the product are what is turning ford around right now. >> reporter: ford's worldwide third quarter results were helped by the government's cash for clunkers program during which ford's focus and escape models were among the top sellers. but ford still has big problems. labor problems. it reached its relative prosperity through, among other things, a rigorous restructuring. corporate speak for slashing 53 jobs and closing-- 53,000 jobs and closing 13 plants since 2006. a new contract with ford, approved by the u.a.w. leadership but including a six-year no strike clause was rejected today by more than 70% of the rank and file. gary walkowicz led the effort to reject it and his locals sure did, by 93%. >> i think people
CBS
Nov 22, 2009 9:00am EST
working to feed the hungry. in america millions of people who need help can bank on it as barry petersen will report in our cover story. then it's on to the rest of our menu. turkey may be the center piece but what to serve all the other days of the year. serena altschul has one idea. cheesy do it. for chef bobby flay the burgers they call sliders are a small miracle. >> when it comes to making a great burger, size really does matter. and sometimes big burgers are just too much of a good thing. so take my advice and think small. think sliders. later on sunday morning, we're going sliding on the griddle. >> osgood: still crazy but increasingly legal. that's one way of describing the classic american beverage or tracy smith has been tracking down. >> reporter: moon shine was once only available from certain nocturnal entrepreneurs. >> you worked at night and slept in the daytime. >> reporter: but now white lightning gone legit. later on sunday morning, moon shine. still crazy after all these years. >> osgood: good chemistry of the on-screen sort is the key to success for any tv chef and is
CBS
Nov 29, 2009 6:00pm EST
of the fastest growing one, lend america, which aggressively marketed its services with tv ads that look like a newscast. >> lend america is making home loans available immediately to refinance up to 97.75 of a home's value. >> reporter: the company declined to comment to cbs news, but its attorney told a federal judge the most recent alleged fraud occurred 15 months ago, and the firm has since revamped from top to bottom. >> we're going to make certain that lend america and every other lender in america behave according to the standards that we expect. if they don't, they will be out of the system. >> reporter: in order to stay in his f.h.a. insured home, steven mitchell is seeking refinancing again and a lower monthly mortgage payment. >> i'm a fighter. i'm not going to give up. >> he hopes to avoid becoming another f.h.a. foreclosure statistic. >> mitchell: coming up on tonight's "cbs evening news," veterans of a deadly korean war battle with a chance to tell their stories at last. (rooster crow) today marks the 59th anniversary of one of history's most brutal battles during the korean war
CBS
Nov 15, 2009 10:30am EST
. >> schieffer: do you think this puts the people of new york at risk? >> i think america is at risk continually from the threat from radical jihadists. we saw it in fort hood ten days ago. to say that new york is on list. i think new york has been on the list ever since 2001. we know we were attacked in 1993. we know that we were attacked in 2001. i think that al qaeda and radical jihadists, if they could attack us again in new york, they would. >> schieffer: they talk now in their reports that the administration is now examining various federal prison sites in this country. illinois. illinois is one of them. they were talking a while ago about perhaps putting them in prisons in michigan, your home state. how do you feel about that? >> well, the president has never answered the question why. i'm all about problem-solving. what problem is the president going to solve by moving these trials to new york or by moving get mow prisoners to michigans to illinois, to colorado? he hasn't outlined what problem he's solving. i don't see the problem of moving them from gitmo. it's been a great place. we've
CBS
Nov 16, 2009 7:00pm EST
into now? >> good lord! you are kidding me! >> couric: wait until you see tonight's "assignment america." captioning sponsored by cbs this is the "cbs evening news" with katie couric. snipe and good evening, everyone. we're beginning with a story that will affect millions of american women. government health experts made a major change today in the guidelines for breast cancer screening. with nearly 200,000 women in this country expected to be diagnosed this year and more than 40,000 expected to die from it, early detection has long been emphasized as a way to save lives. and over a recent two-year period, 64% of women in their 40s got a mammogram. 40 has been the age women were told to start getting screened, but now the experts say most women should wait until they're 50. dr. jennifer ashton is with us tonight. jennifer, that is major shift in what we've been told for years. >> reporter: that's right, katie. these new guidelines challenge long-standing guidelines for detecting breast cancer. they come from a respected panel of government medical expert which is regularly makes recomme
CBS
Nov 2, 2009 4:30am EST
future of the new program and of nasa's mission itself is in serious question. >> it is time for america to take the next accepts. >> reporter: when president bush proposed america's return to the moon, nasa designed the constellation program to get us will by 2015. the huge ares rockets are a throw back to the days of apollo and engineered to be much safer than the shuttle, which is slated to be retired next year. but the money needed was never appropriated, and the constellation budget has actually been cut by $15 billion in the past four years. whatever the budget, the commission says constellation won't be ready until at least 2017, seven years after the shuttle retireses. and that means to get to the international space station, mostly funded by u.s. taxpayers, america will have to pay russia $50 million a seat to hitch rides on soyuz spacecrafts. for many, it's a troubling reality check. the nation that celebrated the courage of john glenn and alan shepard and then and youed the world with its one small step may be in danger of seating it supremacy in space. >> are we into to go pr
CBS
Nov 15, 2009 6:00pm EST
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CBS
Nov 15, 2009 6:30pm EST
that china holds the upper hand. it's now america's largest lender. >> and the president understands, we have to get back some control, over time of the fiscal sovereignty. >> reporter: he began in coke owe signaling the desire to have the u.s. become deeply engaged in asia. >> as the first specific president, this pacific nation will sustain our vital part of the world. >> reporter: in singapore, he joined in a 20 nation summit and sunday, the president sat down with russian president. they're confident they'll have a new agreement that will cut the nuclear arms. as president obama heads to beijing, it's critical he reassures china's president that we're returning to strong financial footing. kathryn brown, cbs news, new york. >>> and also, on the agenda for the visit to china, talks on global warming and climate change in russia and next month's summit. >>> well, the former mayor of new york city is weighing in on the white house's decision to try certain detainees in a civilian court in new york city. >> we're reaching out to give the terrorists a benefit that's unnecessary. no -- my pam w
CBS
Nov 23, 2009 7:00pm EST
you to do this?" steve hartman's "assignment america." captioning sponsored by cbs this is the "cbs evening news" with katie couric. >> couric: and good evening, everyone. we begin tonight with a story sure to affect millions of american families: the biggest recall of baby cribs in u.s. history. more than two million cribs with drop-downsides made by the kay canadian company stork craft. the consumer product safety commission says the defect in these cribs is linked to four deaths and over the past decade this type of crib has been blamed for dozens of deaths. our the "early show" consumer reporter susan koeppen has details. >> reporter: michelle it witte thought her son tyler was safely tucked into his crib but when she went back to check on him... >> i immediately fell to my knees and started screaming. >> reporter: the crib she considered to be tyler's safe haven had turned out to be a death trap. he has been sleeping in a crib with the drop-down side. somehow his head got stuck in a gap between the side rail and head board. >> to see the horrific sight of him strangled between
CBS
Nov 6, 2009 7:00pm EST
to america's wars and now accused of committing one of the worst attacks ever at a military base on u.s. soil. tonight, we're learning more about major nidal mailk hasan who authorities say opened fire on fellow soldiers at fort hood in killeen, texas, yesterday. this was a day of mourning at the base where 12 soldiers and one civilian were killed in the massacre at a soldier readiness center. some were about to deploy overseas, others had just returned home. authorities now say 34 people were wounded, including hasan, who was initially counted among the dead. he's in critical but stable condition and has been moved to the brook army medical center in san antonio. thisa day of mourning at fort hd which has seen many of its soldiers head off to war never expecting to be attacked on their own base. our team of correspondents is covering every angle of this story, including every angle of the investigation. we begin with dean reynolds at fort hood and, dean, what's the latest? >> reporter: katie, fort hood is still reeling from this rampage and urgently asking how one of their own could possibly
CBS
Nov 27, 2009 12:00pm EST
of america in bridge road. in october and november. it steals personal information allowing thieves access to your account. >> the same person may be responsible for putting skimmers on other atms throughout maryland and northern virginia. >> they are asking anyone with information to call the state police at the westminster baracks. >> they are warning atm users to be on the look out. and look for any signs of tampering. >>> the bank will close the most prominent branch in the 1st quarter of next year. it will place employees at that branch and other locations in canton where recent financial struggles and where he used to live on the top floor. >>> the p sheriff's office is investigating a man in his 20s that was found dead around seven this morning. no word on whether they are looking for a known suspect or know the motive behind the murder. >>> pollin died tuesday. he was the longest tune youred owner. having bought his team in 1964 when it was still the baltimore bullets. he used to own the washington capitals hockey team. >>> mission accomplished. seven astronauts are back on ground
CBS
Nov 1, 2009 7:00pm EST
fathers get into america and jump to the front of the line for a life saving liver transplant? this reporter found out. and says it may cost him his life. >> he was leaving and geting in his car, he said that, that god damn american jew reporter, i want to kill him. >> open up the door. >> every mon a special unit of the los angeles police department mounts raids looking for pirates. movie pirates. in the past four years they've confiscated nearly a million dvd's. the business of pirating movies has exploded, and it's costing hollywood billions. virtually every new movie that comes out winds up being pirated on the internet. >> i'm steve croft. >> i'm leslie stahl. >> i'm bob simon. >> i'm moreley safer. >> i'm lara logan. >> i'm scott pelley. those stories and andy rooney, tonight on "60 minutes". dreams. at the hartford, we've helped you seize them... for over 200 years. protecting what you have today. preparing you for tomorrow. visit thehartford.com to learn more. and with the hartford behind you, achieve what's ahead of you. the hartford. insurance. investments. retiremen
CBS
Nov 2, 2009 7:00am EST
things that seemed almost impossible. we're america. and our embassy doesn't get overrun and our people don't get taken hostage. >> i remember that everyone at that time wore yellow rib brokens in honor of those hostages. >> and every night they would say it's day five, day six, day seven, et cetera, of the hostage situation in iran. what started out at a hostage crisis game the defining failure of the cartered a mip vags ♪ i will survive >> so do i dare ask how old were you? >> sure. 19. >> coming of age. >> college sophomore. >> seven. >> it's gone down every time we've asked. >> no, i was -- >> you don't have to say. >> to, i don't mind saying. i was 14. my first year in high school. draw matt tick year. >> i was 13. i had just graduated high school. >> and you, sir? >> i'll have to do the math. it's too hard for me. i was six years out of college. and embarking on the early stages of a television career. >> you you had a lot of news that year. >> man, was there ever. >>> well, up next, from soda pop to pamper, we'll look at commercials from some of 1979 east hottest products when
CBS
Nov 25, 2009 6:00am EST
. christian came to america when he was ten years old, when julian adopted him from a chinese orphanage. >> he was found in february of '99 end under an overpass. >> haunted by vague childhood memories of his family christian wanted answers. >> they left me and they abandoned me. that's what i thought the whole time. >> when he turned 14 he really started to seriously talk about finding his birth parents. >> reporter: from her home on maryland's eastern shore, julia searched extensively for christian's family contacting an organization that searching for missing children in china. >> i got an email back, they found him. >> reporter: the email contained a bomb shell for christian, his father says they were separated on route from a small town a local village. he searched frantically, but never saw his little boy again. >> oh my heart just broke as a mom you just immediately ache for that mom and that dad, what they went there thru. >> reporter: in august julia and christian boarded a flight to china, a chinese tv station flew christian's family to beijing for the dramatic reunion. >> the first
CBS
Nov 29, 2009 7:00pm EST
would know. matt runci represents retailers as head of the trade groups, jewelers of america and the responsible jewelry council. does your certification mean, for example, that the gold didn't come from congo? >> matt runci: source of origin is not yet a part of the council's framework. >> pelley: how do you keep that gold out of american jewelry stores? >> runci: one needs to know where the sources of controversy are if one is to try to prevent those sources from getting into the legitimate supply train. >> pelley: it's been pretty well known for a long time where the sources of controversy are in congo. >> runci: well, in the eastern province, yes, it has. >> pelley: jewelers know about the tragedy in congo, but it's never been standard industry practice to trace gold to its source. jewelers buy gold from middlemen; they don't ask where it comes from. it was seven years ago the industry banned so-called "blood diamonds" from west africa, but, up till now, it hasn't done the same for gold. >> runci: banning the gold is a noble goal, but one that requires, i think, some thou
CBS
Nov 5, 2009 7:00pm EST
as america fights two wars. >> it's difficult enough when we lose these brave americans in battles overseas. it is horrifying that they should come under fire at an army base on american soil. captioning sponsored by cbs this is the "cbs evening news" with katie couric. >> couric: and good evening, everyone. it is the last place you'd expect american soldiers to come under attack-- their own military base-- but that's what happened today at fort hood in kileen, texas, midway between austin and waco. it is america's largest military base. today, according to the army, an officer opened fire inside a soldier readiness center, a facility where military personnel are prosed before and after they're deployed. 12 people were killed, 31 others wounded. the gunman is among the dead. he is identified tonight as army major nadal malik hasan, a licensed psychiatrist and drug and rehab specialist from bethesda, maryland, who recently received a poor performance evaluation. a spokesman for texas matter kay bailey hutchinson says husan was also upset about an upcoming dedeployment to iraq. two other sus
CBS
Nov 24, 2009 11:00pm EST
contestant will speak out and perform on tomorrow's live good morning america show. >>> a family has been searching desperately for their son for the past decade. jessica cartalia has the story. >> reporter: this dramatic reunion of an american teenager with his birth parents is nothing short of a miracle. pulled off by his adoptive mother in maryland. christian came to america when he was 10 years old, when julian norris adopted him from a chinese orphanage. >> he was found under an overpass. >> haunted by vague childhood memories of his family, christian wanted answers. >> reporter: they left me and -- >> they left me and abandoned me. that's what i thought the whole time. >> when he turned 16 that's when he started talking about finding him birth parents. >> reporter: julia searched extensively for christian's family. contacting an organization that searches for t missing children. his father says they got separated on route from their small town to a local village. he searched frantically but never saw him little boy again. >> my heart just broke. as a mom you just ache for that mom a
CBS
Nov 1, 2009 10:30am EST
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CBS
Nov 8, 2009 10:30am EST
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Nov 9, 2009 7:00pm EST
-up in pursuing the aattackers. 89,000 rapes were reported in america last year-- a frightening number, made worse by the fact that additionally, an estimated 75,000 went unreported. only 25% of reported rapes results in arrests. just as troubling is what's been happening to those victims who do come forward to report the crime. tonight, chief investigative correspondent armen keteyian has this exclusive report. >> reporter: valley newman says she never expected her 21st birthday to end in rape. >> he stuck his hands down the sweat pants and was touching me and up like my shirt as well and so i kept telling him no. >> reporter: it started at this bowling alley inner langer, kentucky. a man she just met-- a friend of a friend buying her drink after drink. later that night, she threw up and passed out. then, valley says, it happened. >> when i woke up the next morning, my panties and the sweat pants were down around my ankles and my bra was undone. >> reporter: valerie said she realized she was raped. reporting it the next day, a classic charge of acquaintance rape. nearly three years later, still n
CBS
Nov 16, 2009 4:30am EST
of america's most problem hat tick prisoners. >> a second decision that i made was to order the closing of the press on that camp at guantanamo bay. >> reporter: but the president has yet to decide where "the quan" tan mow detainees will go. the folks in harden say bring them on. >> if the president says, you know, we're going to bring them on american soil, why not harden, montana. >> reporter: the city council unanimously backed the idea and some in town figured big sky country was just where these inmates belonged. >> forget the waterboarding and these guys will probably be coughing up you will all the information you want. >> reporter: yet montana's congressional delegation is opposed and the prison remainses empty. harden desperately needed the jobs the prison would have created and now hopes for revitalizing this town are fading as the prison remains empty. bills are stacking up and money is running out. the prison will now be moth balled this winter. >> when you look at all these empty cell, what do you think? >> see a whole lot of money just sitting here going to waste. >> repor
CBS
Nov 27, 2009 7:00pm EST
. >> smith: armen keteyian, thank you. this, of course, is black friday the day when america's retailers hope to turn a year's worth of red ink into the color of profits. an estimated 134 million americans will hit the stores by sunday and don teague reports shoppers need to take note: retailers insist the prices you see that weekend may be the best you'll see that holiday season. >> reporter: the nation's retailers have spent months getting ready for today. >> if you're in retail today, there are some butterflies. i think there is some caution. it's been a very difficult year. >> reporter: american consumers seem ready, too. >> i love to shop but i'm definitely going for the sales and the bargains and trying to down scale a little bit more. >> reporter: with the still sluggish economy and double digit unemployment, retailers and consumers appear to be playing a game of retail chess, with stores saying they're offering their best deals early and consumers cautiously buying. >> i was laid off from work, so we're going to have a small, short christmas this year. >> everyone's a little bit more
CBS
Nov 30, 2009 6:00am EST
family can get more out of less. smooooooth. [ female announcer ] charmin ultra soft. america's softest bath tissue. >>> it is wjz, maryland's news administration. >>> we are now in the 6:00 hour, and wrapping up november in fairly nice fashion and starting out a new week of working and commuting. christy will have the latest on that. tim williams is in for marty in first warning weather. >> we are ening oen a mild note. yesterday we got to just around 67. today about 10 cooler than that, but still, above the normal temperature for the last day of november. take a look at your forecast. starting in the 50s area wide we will get up to a high with rain moveing into the region this afternoon of about 57, back down into the 40s for tonight. we stay mild, the rain doesn't stay with us but it will be moving through this afternoon, late this morning into early afternoon. we have the complete updated forecast coming up. >>> thank you, christy if nor sharon gee gibala, no problems on delays in either direction. as for the beltway, an easy ride in and around. we industrial the crash to watch for
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Nov 8, 2009 7:00pm EST
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Nov 6, 2009 7:00am EST
states of america, 50,000 soldiers live and train here. they send troops to afghanistan. they send troops to iraq. more iraq casualties came from this one base than any other base in the entire u.s. military system. they are very accustomed to sending soldier in the to harm's way. this is the headline this morning, i cankilleen "daily herald," massacre on post. a mill taken man who trained here himself is with us now for the very latest on post here at ft. hood. don, good morning. >> reporter: no several hour military officials told us that the suspected gunman was dead. we now know he is very much alive and hos hospitalized with gunshot wounds. what we don't mow for certain is yes started shooting. for dozens of unarmed soldiers at a ft. hood medical processing center it was an afternoon of horror. at about 1:30 thursday military officials say 39-year-old army major nidal made heek hassan walked in to a waiting room and opened fire with two nonmilitary hand guns randomly shooting soldiers in one building and then walking in to an adjacent building and shooting a
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Nov 24, 2009 7:00am EST
that can malfunction and they were sold at some of the most popular stores in america. >> reporter: at the sugar and spice oig daycare in lafayette, louisiana, they are scrambling to figure out what to do with dozens of cribs now part of the nation's largest crib recall. >> it really is disturbing. we need to take care of it while we can and make sure that nobody else is hurt or injured. >> reporter: the cribs made by stork craft manufacturing have been linked to more than 100 incidents of the side rail detaching, in some cases falling off the crib completely. numerous children have been injured. four children have died. two in new york one in west virginia, and one in louisiana. the problem involves plastic hardware that can break. causing the side rail to detach from the crib. that creates a space big enough for an infant to become trapped and suffocate. >> manufacturers are putting hardware to make those sides drop down and the hardware is not substantial. >> reporter: the recalled cribs were mafred between january 1993 and october 2009. some carrying the fish
CBS
Nov 15, 2009 7:00pm EST
, vehicles being damaged, who say america just got its butt kicked that day, you say what? >> jarkowsky: not at all. a vehicle getting blown up, doing what it was designed to do to absorb that blast is not us getting our butts kicked; it's us removing that threat. >> pitts: do you ever think this is a fight you can't win? they go out, they place a bomb, you remove it, the next day, they put out another bomb. >> gross: right. i mean, i try not to think about it too much because it doesn't really help anybody, you know? >> pitts: what do you think? is this a fight you can win? >> cabrera: beats me. >> gross: i guess... i guess winning, to me, is going home, really, after our deployment's done. >> cabrera: exactly. >> gross: is going home. >> cabrera: going home alive. >> pitts: that's how you measure success in afghanistan? >> cabrera: yes, sir. >> cbs money watch update sponsored by:. >> good evening. more than a third of u.s. saab dealers will close after general motors completes its sale of the swedish brand. >> and an auction in new york city bernard madoff's watchs along with his wif
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Nov 22, 2009 7:00pm EST
're getting. the one thing that could bankrupt america is out-of- control health care costs, and if we don't get them under control, that's where we're headed. >> kroft: with end-of-life care, there are also delicate cultural and political considerations. patients, with their families' support, want to cling to life, and it is often easier to hope for a medical miracle than to discuss how they want to die. >> byock: hey, charlie. i want you to meet somebody. how you doing? >> kroft: charlie haggart is 68 years old and suffering from liver and kidney failure. he wants a double-transplant, which would cost about $450,000, but doctors have told him he's currently too weak to be a candidate for the procedure. at a meeting with charlie's family and his doctors, dr. byock raised the awkward question of what should be done if charlie got worse, and his heart or lungs were to give out. he said that all of the available data showed that c.p.r. very rarely works on someone in charlie's condition, and that it could lead to a drawn-out death in the i.c.u. >> byock: either way you decide, we will honor
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Nov 29, 2009 8:00am EST
our reach, but we let him go. >>> the 2009 table tennis team championship of north america is just about to begin here at the baltimore convention center. coming up, we'll tell you all about it. that is after the break. but first, here are saturday's winning lottery numbers. good luck. >>> welcome back. taking a lookout at a very sunny day for this time of year. on you highs typically top out around 51 degrees. we are passing that today. today a lot of folks will be out and about trying to do christmas lights. the miracle on 34th street is up and running. a lot of folks trying to clean up leaves. a good day for a wendy the weekend after a holiday. we should say a nice time to be out. 60 degrees our daytime high. right around the 50-degree mark toward the middle of the week. 57 with a chance of showers. sun stays with us. the clouds will thicken on wednesday. colder air behind that. 46 and 5 for thursday and friday. overnight lows getting down into the 20s. >>> first turning now to some of the other stories people are talking about this morning. a new government report shows the uni
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Nov 25, 2009 12:00pm EST
. the president has just reiterated it's in america's best interest to dismantle and destroy al-qaeda and its allies. it is expected he will send 35,000 additional troops. >> president obama is gearing up for another big sales job, convincing the american people that tens of thousands more u.s. troops should be sent to afghanistan. >> it is in our strategic interest, in our national security interest to make sure that al-qaeda and its extremist allies cannot operate effectively. >>reporter: for nearly 2.5 months the president labored over a new strategy for the eight-year-old war and now has made up his mind. >> it is my intention to finish the job. >>reporter: he will disclose plans on how he plans to do that in a prime time teach he will give at westpoint new york. president obama is expects had to authorize most of the 40,000 troops his top general in afghanistan asks for, military officials expecting to see around 30,000. right now fewer than one in three americans supports sending more troops to afghanistan. the president not only has to convince the public, but also lawmakers within his
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Nov 3, 2009 7:00pm EST
, the secret is swanson, 100% natural chicken broth. >> smith: all over america these days, it seems big brother is watching. go into a store or an elevator, and you're almost certain to be on camera. in one small city in southern pennsylvania, they have taken surveillance to a whole new level. but are the streets any safer? daniel sieberg has tonight's "eye on crime." >> reporter: despite its tranquil dutch country image, lancaster has a crime problem. among cities its size, lancastered that ninth-highest rate of violent crime in 2008. so the city took a dramatic step. more than 160 cameras keep constant vigil on just four square miles, more cameras than in major cities like boston or san francisco. >> somebody's monitoring the camera and they see some suspicious activity, we're notified immediately through 911. >> reporter: here's how it works. a handful of paid workers monitor the cameras 24/7. they can zoom and scan with a joy stick. suspicious activity is reported to 911. a live video feed can go right to police dispatch. cameras have captured crimes like this illegal gun sale. d.u.
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Nov 4, 2009 6:00am EST
by toyota. choose from one of america's best cars or trucks. toyota, moving forward. back to you. >>> when i go to the bel-loc, i love sitting at the counter. you want to talk about a deco piece of restaurant equipment. that milk machine there. >> the dairy farm is now a housing development. it has been there for and a day. >> reporter: isn't that amazing? the bel-loc has been here for 45 years. we are live at the bel-loc diner at raven and joppa. just recognized by "southern living" magazine as one of the best diners on the east coast. >> good morning. >> reporter: a full lot is the end result of 50 years of hard work. >> sometimes people try to be something i'm not. i know i'm a diner. >> reporter: inspiration for a movie. not much has changed here. >> we came here in 1988. we have been coming off and on since then. that says something about the quality. >> very fortunate. that is what most of us business is. >> reporter: this week, the regulars see something new. a first place award from "southern living" magazine. >> i agree with them. the best noodle soup there is. >> it is ranked numbe
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Nov 6, 2009 6:00am EST
's military tightening security after the worst ever shooting in america history. 13 people are dead after a military psychiatrist opened fire on service people in texas. we have the complete coverage. >> reporter: it's a day of mourning in fort hood texas, scene of the worst shooting spree ever at a military base. >> there was a single shooter shot at the scene. however, he was not killed as previously reported. >> reporter: authorities say he is nidal malik hasan, a psychiatrist about to be ship overseas. he open fire on his fellow comrades. 13 people died. 31 others wounded. >> i just have been nerves on end, trying to figure out what is going on here. >> reporter: officials are trying to make sense of what has happened. why a soldier would turn on his own. >> you don't expect your own battle buddy to do that. >> reporter: he was transferred to fort hood after a poor performance review. he had possible internet posts of suicide bombing and threats. he got into arguments with soldiers who supported the war. >> reporter: it's bad enough when we lose them overseas, it's horrifying they
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Nov 8, 2009 9:00am EST
. >> reporter: dressing a full- figured america. later on sunday morning. >> osgood: the hitman we want to tell you about how no sinister intentions just long- standing desire to please audiences with some of the most popular songs of our time. sandra hughes will pay him a visit. ♪. >> reporter: he's discovered talents like celine dion and josh grob in, produced records that have produced half a billion copies, won 15 grammys. this is an impressive collection of accolades. >> could i just say that i brought them out for you. they don't really normally sit here. >> reporter: later on sunday morning, we'll sit down with david foster, producer, songwriter, hit man. >> osgood: the children's tv show sesame street celebrates a big birthday this week. martha teichner will be telling us about that. >> reporter: big bird still says he's six years old. how can sesame street be turning 40? it is! on tuesday. seen in 140 countries, the creators of sesame street call it the longest street in the world. in mexico city, i personally met big bird's cousin. you're very tall. later this sunday morning, sesame
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Nov 11, 2009 6:00am EST
. same if for the west side at liberty and 95 at 152. you can choose from one of america's best selections with, click on buy at toyota.com, back to you guy. >> let's get right to the roster because this is incredible. check this out. this is the number one seller. >> done at wal-mart. >> this wal-mart in dundoff is the number one selling store in the chain. >> we couldn't hear you. >> hang on. >> ronnie, hang on. we will get back. >> what you were saying g stephen king is coming there. this is why. >> kind of a -- >> how about now? o r okay. we have you now. what you were telling me is that in the entire chain, this one is the top sellers of stephen king novels. >> that's right. a quick trivia question, how many books do i don't you think he has sold. >> 35. >> million. >> 350 million. >> i was thinking of individual titles. >> 350 million i am told he has not done a book signing in 18 years and he's their night at the wal-mart. these folks are in line, 150 people already, and they're lined up around the corner. mr. king is not here until 6:00 this evening. the first people i
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Nov 12, 2009 11:00pm EST
president one of america's best. nbc president has been named one of the 10 best college presidents in the nation. today he says he is excited the attention and what it brings to unbc. >>> breaking her silence after months of avoiding the media spotlight sarh palin is speak out what she says about life on the campaign trail. >> and the parents are due in court. what's expected to happen. >>> major policy change the rules in effect at towson university. >>> update on the big coastal storm. i am bob turk and i will have the complete first warning forecast coming up next. >>> it's 50 degrees and breezy in central maryland. complete first warning weather forecast is coming. first in an extraordinary move the u.s. government is trying to seize four mosques as part of a counter terrorism strike. one of them is the islamic education center in rockville. all of the religious buildings are owned by the foundation the nonprofit organization that is suspect of being controlled by the iranian government. the mosques will remain open while the court process continues. >>> guilty pleas are expec
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Nov 13, 2009 7:00pm EST
's on the verge of closing. "we've already finish christmas items for america," he says. "i only have a third of my workers left, just waiting to make things for easter and valentine's day." it's the same all over china. u.s. shoppers used to be the chinese economy's salvation. now after years of double-digit growth, exports to america dropped almost 17% compared to the first nine months of 2008, a $32 billion difference. even factories with soiled order sheets are affected. phillip cheng makes half of world's sports helmets. he's been forced to invest more to keep the company running. "lots of our suppliers have closed," he explains. "we have to hire more workers and get more materials to cover for them." and how will these changes impact american christmas shop therz season? if china is any indication, the malls won't stock more than the basics stins store byers are only ordering the bare minimum. >> the quantities that we saw a year ago or two years ago or three years ago are not there. i would guess they're half. >> reporter: so chinese factories continue to adapt or close down while they
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Nov 17, 2009 4:30am EST
tour through much of middle america, sarah palin is in full fledge campaign mode. not to win votes, but to sell books. a million and a half of them are now in print. but based on what she's written, she may be selling books while settling scores. again and again last year's running mate takes direct aim at the people at the top of john mccain's campaign, including campaign chief steve schmidt and senior adviser nicolle wallace. she charges they micro managed her, wouldn't let her talk to the press, lulled her into a damaging series of interviews with katie couric. >> have you ever been involved with any negotiations, for example, with the russians? >> we are v. trade missions back and forth. it's very important when you consider even national security issues with russia as putin rears his head and comes into the air space of the united states of america, where do they go? it's alaska, it's just right over the border. >> reporter: while back bitesing is not unusual after losing campaigns, this says long time "washington post" reporter dan bohls is in a whole different class. >> this
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Nov 17, 2009 7:00pm EST
to america but rather they are universal rights. >> reporter: president hu stood expressionless as mr. obama spoke. critics say the president is soft pedaling human rights, fearful of angering the nation that has become america's banker. >> our relationship going forward will not be without disagreement or difficulty. >> reporter: and it won't get any easier when the president returns home thursday. a new cbs news poll shows the president's ratings are down on a range of issues. on afghanistan as he nears a decision on how many more troops to send, only 38%-- the lowest yet-- approve of his handling of the war. just 23% say the war is going well, also a new low, down from 35% in september. on the economy, more bad news. only 49% approve of his handling down from 57% in june. and while the white house insists about a million jobs have been created by the stimulus package, americans simply don't believe it. a mere 7% say the stimulus has already created jobs. 46% say jobs will be created eventually. 42% say it will never create jobs. before heading home, the president has one more stop: south
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Nov 18, 2009 6:00am EST
on the outer loop at 795 and edmonton. you can choose from one of america's best selections of cars and suvs. click on buyatoyota.com. >>> a change in the trial of sheila dixon's theft trial. it is mary bubala who is leading our complete coverage. >> reporter: good morning, don. the jury is due back here at the courthouse at 9:00 a.m. today. they will hear from more defense witnesses after the state prosecutor surprised so many by resting his case yesterday without putting his key witness on the stand. the decision not to put ronald lipscomb on the stand led the judge to throw out two of the seven counts of the indictment. >> we are pleased. they did not put mr. lipscomb on the stand. >> reporter: all this came when the state prosecutor rested his case after three and a half days of witness testimony. prosecutors are relying on the testimony of developer patrick turner. on monday, turner told jurors that sheila dixon requested gift cards for the needy and he delivered $1,000 from best buy and target. turner's testimony will stand, but the judge instructed jurors to disregard testimony from s
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Nov 20, 2009 7:00am EST
the news to her employees here yesterday. she'll break the news to the rest of america today. her empire extends from magazines to books to movies. but what she's best known for -- >> please welcome my dear friend -- >> reporter: is the oprah winfrey show, one of the most successful daytime talk shows in television history. >> welcome to the very first national oprah winfrey show. >> reporter: its debut in 1986 marked the start of the transformation ever a little known local tv anchor into a media powerhouse. her net worth, an estimated $2.7 billion. the oprah winfrey show was watched in 145 countries worldwide and an estimated 42 million viewers tune in on a weekly basis. oprah has the power to turn unknown writers in to best sellers about sxwlp she's defining, she's seminole, she's important. it's hard to imagine what a talk show world without oprah had look like. >> reporter: over the years, she's interviewed everybody from a hyped up tom cruise to world leaders and even recently scooped up sarah palin. >> one final question about levi. will he be invited to thanksgiving dinner? >> re
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Nov 22, 2009 11:00pm EST
versus 28. charmin ultra soft. america's softest bath tissue. shakes off dry winter skin with 2 separate ribbons. the white ribbon that cleanses and the body butter ribbon that moisturizes continuously leaving skin satiny smooth. goodbye dry winter skin. and having the new ge small appliances from walmart really helps. our new blender makes perfect salsa every time. and the mixer starts off slow instead of messy. with a lock-in lid and cool-touch walls, moving around is easy. suddenly there are a lot of cooks in the kitchen. (announcer) just in time for christmas, get 15 new ge small appliances under $40 each, christmas costs less at walmart. save money. live better. walmart. save money. live better. how is she? she's septic. we're moving her into icu after ct scan. what-what does that mean? her surgical incision is infected. so we're loading her up with antibiotics and looking for signs of rejection. maybe the scan will tell us more. she's gonna be okay, isn't she? where did you take her to get that transplant? one of my attorneys referred me to a new transplant facility in zurich. swit
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Nov 23, 2009 6:00am EST
one of america's best selections of cars, trucks and suvs. click on buy@toyota.com. now it's time for what we've been waiting for all morning. the mammoth manic monday meltdown. ♪ >>> the beginning of the half hour leading up to the finest five minutes of television in the united states of america. let's throw it to ron matz live at fells point. >> reporter: good morning, how are you guys doing on this fabulous monday morning? >> we're doing fantastic. [cheering and applause] >> reporter: in this segment we'll meet all the folks who have been kind enough to come down here this morning. all right... everybody... let's, we want to meet folks and we want everybody to hear. how are you? >> i'm casey from the casey garris foundation. >> reporter: thanks for coming down. excellent. your name, sir? >> i'd be bobby nick. >> reporter: good to see you. who do we have here? >> i'm mary. this is the volunteer fire department juniors. we want to give you our 65th anniversary shirt. >> reporter: in another year, that's where i'm going to be. good to see you. who do we have right here? >> mack
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Nov 23, 2009 4:00pm EST
of the consumer safety commission. >> what can you say about the safety of cribs in america. >> we have been relying on standards. we will be riding regulations that are mandatory for cribs. >> it's not the only one taking action. the legislature in new york has banned the sale of side cribs starting in february 2010. the retailer has stopped selling the cribs and in a new measure approved by the organization that sets guidelines for the crib industry, full size cribs with drop down sides will no longer meet standards. she wants to see a federal band in place soon. >> we cannot have a crib that takes the lives of infants out there on the market for unknowing consumers. >> it has no doubt that the dangerous and recalled cribs are being used in homes in america. officials have yet to announce which cribs are used. >> a fast start to the week on wall street. good news about housing starts to help get the markets moving. the dow is up, the s&p up 13. let's go to new york where ashley has tonight's cbs money watch update. >> previously owned homes jumped ten percent to the highest level in t
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Nov 25, 2009 7:00pm EST
accelerator pedals in four million toyotas and lexuses, including the camry-- america's top-selling car, 436,000 sold in 2008-- and the prius, the best-selling hybrid. the trouble is, in toyota vehicles like this 2009 tacoma pickup truck, the gas pedal can get tangled up in the floor mat, causing the vehicle to speed up even if the driver pumps the brakes. it's not enough to stop. five deaths have been blamed on this unintended acceleration and the recall was prompted by a crash outside san diego last summer that killed four family members. >> our accelerator is stuck! >> reporter: the family's horrifying last moments captured in this 911 call. the redesigned pedals will be ready for installation beginning next april. in the meantime, toyota will recall the cars and shorten the accelerator three quarters of an inch, perhaps as early as january so the mat can slide under it without trapping it. >> simply put, toyota's engineers weren't up to the job on this one. >> reporter: while toyota says it's very, very confident the problem's been addressed, safety expert clarence dit low says toyota st
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Nov 3, 2009 11:00pm EST
with friends, family, and co-workers. grab six donuts for only $3 today. america runs on dunkin'. >>> a pair of heavyweights will team up to host next year's oscar. steve martin will be joined by alex ball baldwin. this will be the leading actor's first attempt to be the leading man at the awards. >>> it's being called the rivot in the domain. when the family bought this bag of just as we promise 100% fresh produce... and rancher's reserve beef, guaranteed tender 100% of the time. at safeway, we now promise something new. something big. a commitment... to thousands of new everyday low prices. so you can get what you want. when you want it. at the price you need. today... and tomorrow. that's our promise. that's ingredients for life. safeway.
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Nov 4, 2009 11:00pm EST
to share with friends, family, and co-workers. grab six donuts for only $3 today. america runs on dunkin'. >>> ravens gearing up for the weekend. >> and the ravens have a lot to play for here. the first rematch of the season and the first opportunity. this he are facing the when gals that rolled in and ambushed them with a running performance by benson that led to the upset win. and revenge was mentioned today but not by the ravens. >> that's not a motivator. it is the fact that he hotly contested. we can be a factor in the division. the fact they won means they have to be to be in the division, you can see the ravens. our coverage at 1:00. i'll have post-game reaction. >>> at the world series and matsui has driver non-six runs tonight. yankees lead the phillies 7-3 in the 8th inning. if new york wins they win the series. >>> basketball down to the fire in washington, dc. the shot, wizards up. and a minute and a half to go. and less than 30 seconds left to play. wade wants to decide the game. he drops 40. and and the nuggets continue their terror. mortgage. mart join a mass to melo. he s
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Nov 7, 2009 11:00pm EST
will reform health care for america in the house of representatives. >> reporter: president obama did his part with a rare trip to the hill and an appeal from the rose garden. >> now is the time to finish the job. >> reporter: but all 177 house republicans stand united against the bill. >> we'll raise premiums, increase taxes, cut billions from medicare and cost millions of working americans their job. >> reporter: outside the capitol, gop lawmakers and hundreds of conservatives rally to voice her opposition. many in this crowd say the 1.2 billion dollar bill is too expensive and take as way basic freedoms. >> it's the idea that they know better than we do how to run our lives, and we're too stupid to figure it out. >> reporter: most lawmakers are in favor of health care reform. how to get it done remains a bitter standoff. late friday night, democrats added restrictions that prohibit federal insurance funds from being used for abortions. >> that was kathryn brown reporting. i'm getting in new information. once again, the health care reform bill has passed the u.s. house. all of maryland's rep
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